Africa | Carpet from the Ahmar people of Marrakesh, Morocco | late 19th century | Wool, goat hair and both natural and chemical dyes.
Qashqa'i, dated 1327 A.H./1909 (210 x 98 cm) The tree of life is an ancient motif of Iranian art with a history stretching back to prehistorical times. It was especially popular with the Sasanids and may be seen on many of their articles and fabrics. The placement of a lion beneath the Tree of Life is also fairly often encountered in Sasanid art. In this rug a lion or camel is placed in the shade of each branch.
Carpet from the Zemmour people of the Middle Atlas region of Morocco, circa 19th century. Wool, natural and chemical dyes.
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